- By Author CHRIS ORWIG
- 448 PAGES
Embark on a transformative exploration of portraiture with "Authentic Portraits," where photographer Chris Orwig unveils the profound art of capturing the inner essence of individuals. This book goes beyond the superficial aspects of appearance, delving into the realms of character, soul, and depth. Chris emphasizes that a truly great portrait transcends technical expertise; it is the connection forged between photographer and subject that breathes life into the image. In "Authentic Portraits," Chris Orwig shares the simple secret to crafting meaningful portraits—infusing curiosity, empathy, kindness, and soul, coupled with a touch of technique. While covering the fundamentals of "getting the shot" such as working with natural light, achieving precise focus, mastering exposure, effective posing, and intentional composition, Chris passionately advocates for personal development, creative collaboration, and a genuine connection with the subject. The essence of the book lies in the understanding that who you are profoundly influences what you create, and it's only by nurturing your own inner light that you can illuminate it in your subjects. Filled with instruction, insight, and inspiration, "Authentic Portraits" is not just a guide to creating better frames; it's a personal journey towards becoming your best self. Navigate through the pages to discover your vision and voice, infuse intention into both your photography and life, embrace mystery, and recognize the significance of gratitude and empathy. Throughout this journey, you'll teach the camera to see as you feel, realizing that you possess all the elements needed to produce work of enduring significance.